PCSO at 80: Working Towards A Compassionate Future
Edited by Patrick Flores, this book celebrates the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office's history and accomplishments from Manuel Quezon to Benigno Aquino III's administration.
It showcases tickets, souvenir programs, and magazines enriched with hand-drawn artistic illustrations grouped according to the following themes: Heroes, Festivals, Artworks, Blessed Virgin Mary, Holidays, Historical and Cultural Icons, Landmarks, Celebrations, Ethnic Communities, Dances, Harvest Scenes, Sports, Marcos and New Society, National Artists.
The book also highlights three artworks: Pablo Amorsolo y Cueto's Philippine Charity Sweepstakes (1938), to commemorate the institutionalization of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on October 30, 1934; Juan Luna's Spolarium (1884), donated by Spain to the Filipino people and restored in 1960-1961 with funding from the PCSO; and Carlos V. Francisco's socially relevant work from his large-scale mural History of Medicine to his minuscule artworks printed on lottery tickets.
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, Philippines
Hardcover / 12.50 x 9.84 inches / 167 pages / Color
One copy only. Previously owned and in good condition.